Posts tagged ‘the wire’

5-28-12: Actor, Marine, Author

You might recognize Benjamin Busch as Officer Colicchio from The Wire. He’s also a Marine, an Iraq veteran and a writer. Today he talks to Tom Hall about his memoir Dust to Dust, which goes deep on everything from childhood to war.

Continue Reading May 28, 2012 at 7:40 am Leave a comment

4-13-12: Actor, Marine, Author

Benjamin Busch, son of novelist Frederick Busch, has acted in “The Wire” and done two tours of Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps. Today he talks to Tom about his memoir “Dust to Dust,” which he’ll discuss tomorrow at the CityLit festival in Baltimore.

Continue Reading April 13, 2012 at 7:45 am Leave a comment

1-25-12: Murder Speak

Every week, City Paper chronicles each of Baltimore City’s homicides in its Murder Ink column. For the fifth year in a row, one year’s worth of those chronicles will be read aloud. We’ll talk to an organizer of the event at University of Maryland’s law school, and to a man who has served a sentence for murder.

Continue Reading January 25, 2012 at 7:55 am 1 comment

12-7-11: Omar Comin’ to Town

McDaniel College president and pop culture analyst Roger Casey tells Tom Hall about some holiday gift ideas that feature Baltimore on the little screen.

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11-25-09: The Wire: Truth Be Told

Rafael Alvarez on his new book, The Wire: Truth Be Told.

Continue Reading November 24, 2009 at 3:02 pm 1 comment

11-17-09 Maryland Morning: Growing Up Baltimore, New Stories from the New Valley, Intimate Arias, Killer Jokes

Tuesday on Maryland Morning: WYPR’s look at growing up in Baltimore, the fiction of Josh Weil, the facts of the Baltimore Concert Opera, a review of Fell’s Point Corner Theatre’s The Clean House, and more…

Continue Reading November 16, 2009 at 6:52 pm Leave a comment

11-17-09: Growing Up Baltimore

WYPR’s “Growing Up Baltimore” series looks at the lives of at-risk kids in Baltimore.

Continue Reading November 16, 2009 at 6:50 pm 3 comments

10-26-09: Maryland by the Numbers II

Normally we try to explain Maryland stats and give them context. Here not so much.

Continue Reading October 26, 2009 at 4:08 pm Leave a comment


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